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  • India, Myanmar agree on exchange of intelligence information in timely manner to conduct follow-up investigations in drug seizure cases

    The 5th India- Myanmar Bilateral Meeting on Drug Control Cooperation between the Narcotics Control Bureau, India and the Central Committee on Drug Abuse Control, Myanmar was held virtually yesterday. The Indian delegation was led by the Director General Narcotics Control Bureau, Rakesh Asthana and the Myanmar delegation was led by the Commander of the Drug […]

    COVID-19: More than 9,22,000 samples tested in country during last 24 hours

    India has crossed yet another landmark milestone in the fight against the global pandemic. The cumulative Covid 19 testing has crossed 15 crore mark today. During the last 24 hours, more than nine lakh 22 thousand samples were tested. Union Health Ministry said that one crore COVID tests were conducted in the last ten days. Comprehensive […]

    PM Modi to address International Bharati Festival 2020 tomorrow

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the International Bharati Festival, 2020 at 4:30 PM tomorrow via video conferencing. This year the festival is being organised in virtual mode and will see participation of several national and international poets and artists. The festival is being organised by Vanavil Cultural Centre to celebrate the 138th birth anniversary […]

    Cyber security & military medicine are at forefront of our challenges today: Rajnath Singh

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh today virtually attended the 10th anniversary of the Founding of the ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting Plus (ADMM-Plus). In his address, Mr Singh said, cyber security and military medicine are at the forefront of our challenges today. He said, another notable step has been the adoption of the concept paper on expanding […]

    Fake news: Application for emergency use of vaccine by Serum Institute & Bharat Biotech rejected by DCGI

    In an effort to guard against fake news being circulated on various platforms, we bring you our segment on Fact Check and Myth busters. A private News Channel reported yesterday that the application for emergency use of the vaccine by Serum Institute and Bharat Biotech has been rejected by the DCGI. Health Ministry has termed […]

    Cabinet approves Atmanirbhar Bharat Rojgar Yojana benefiting around 58.5 lakh employees

    Union Cabinet has approved Atmanirbhar Bharat Rojgar Yojana at an expenditure of Rs 1,584 crore for the current financial year. An amount of Rs 20,810 crore has been approved for the entire Scheme period 2020-2023.  Briefing reporters after the Cabinet meeting in New Delhi today, Labour and Employment Minister Santosh Gangwar said, this scheme will […]

    Serum Institute of India applies for emergency approval of covid vaccine candidate ‘Covishield’

    Serum Institute of India (SII) has applied for emergency approval of made-in-India covid vaccine candidate, Covishield. SII CEO Adar Poonawalla has confirmed it and said it will save countless lives. He also thanked the Government of India and Prime minister Narendra Modi for their invaluable support. SII, the world’s largest vaccine producer by volume, had […]

    PM Modi to lay foundation stone of new proposed Parliament Building in New Delhi on December 10

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of the new proposed Parliament Building in New Delhi on 10th of this month. Addressing the media in New Delhi, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said that the new building is being constructed keeping in mind the need of next 100 years. He said, the new […]

    Government assures farmers that procurement at MSP will continue; Says Mandis and APMC will be strengthened

    The next and 6th round of meetings between the Central Government and representatives of farmers’ Unions will be held on 9th of December. The 5th round of talks to address the issues concerning the farmers was held at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi yesterday. Talking to reporters after the meeting, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar […]

    350 tribal artisans to be handpicked under ASSOCHAM TEDP program

    New Delhi: With an aim to uplift the tribal community and instill the idea of entrepreneurship, the national industry body-The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India in association with the Ministry of Tribal Affairs has kick-started their ‘Tribal Entrepreneurship Development Programme (TEDP), with a target to identify at least 350 tribal artists and […]